Rep. Jim Cooper
Democrat • 5th District, Tennessee • 13th Term • Sworn In 1983
- 1 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 266 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 30 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 252 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 of 438)
Cooper was born July 19, 1954 in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He is the son of former governor of Tennessee Prentice Cooper. He graduated from the University of North Carolina, University of Oxford and the Harvard University Law School.
In 1982, he won the Democratic primary for the new 4th Congressional District, which had been created when Tennessee gained a district after the 1980 census. Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.187 - No Budget, No Pay ActReferred to the House Committee Jan 07, 2015 5 Views
To provide that Members of Congress may not receive pay after October 1 of any fiscal year in which Congress has not approved a concurrent res...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1283Referred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 2 Views
To amend title 17, United States Code, to ensure fairness in the establishment of certain rates and fees under sections 114 and 115 of such ti...
H.Con.Res.23Referred to the House Committee Mar 04, 2015 4 Views
Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the...
H.R.1024 - DHS Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 24, 2015 10 Views
To provide for the compensation of furloughed Department of Homeland Security employees in the event of a lapse in Department of Homeland Secu...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015